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Elder Abuse is Severely Under Reported says Los Angeles Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect Lawyer Steven Peck

Elder Abuse is Severely  Under Reported says Los Angeles Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect Lawyer Steven Peck

Elder Abuse and neglect is a widespread problem, and the fact that abuse of the elderly often goes unreported is particularly tragic. We must understand Elder Abuse if we are to stop it says San Diego Elder Abuse Lawyer Steven Peck.

The Causes of Elder Abuse are numerous, including:

* Understaffed Nursing Homes
* Underqualified Employees
* Overworked Employees
* Caregiver Stress
* Caregiver Frustration

These can occur in even the best Nursing Homes and Elder Care Facilities. One of the keys to preventing Elder Abuse and Neglect is knowing its signs. Some of the most basic signs of Elder Abuse include:

* Unexplained injuries or bruises
* Over or under medication
* Visible cuts, bruises, or welts
* Rapid weight loss or weight gain
* Dehydration, malnutrition, and bedsores
* Unsanitary living conditions
* Infections
* Broken bones
* Sudden death

Nursing Home Abuse & Neglect Attorney Steven Peck

About the Author

Attorney Steven Peck has been practicing law since 1981. A former successful business owner, Mr. Peck initially focused his legal career on business law. Within the first three years, after some colleagues and friend’s parents endured nursing home neglect and elder abuse, he continued his education to begin practicing elder law and nursing home abuse law.


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